Fire Captain Rescued at Store Fire A Bakersfield, Calif, fireman, Acting Capt. Don Cochrane, was rescued by fellow fire fighters on October 8 after he was overcome by smoke while fighting a fire in the basement of Brock’s Department Store. Four city fire companies battled the blaze for four hours before bringing it under control. Capt. Cochrane was taken to Mercy Hospital for treatment. His condition was reported not to be serious.